California School Nurses Organization
​Southern Section
The mission of California School Nurses Organization, the leading force for excellence in school health services, is to ensure that school nurses optimize student health and enhance learning through a network distinguished by:
  • Facilitating grassroots efforts within regional sections;
  • Developing and providing professional learning opportunity;
  • Fostering the development of leaders;
  • Conducting research and using evidence based practice;
  • Providing standards of care;
  • Advocating for school health services.
  • The health, well-being and safety of the student is always our highest priority.
  • We never compromise the quality of our care and services.
  • We respect the worth and dignity of each person.
Objective #1-100% of school nurses will have the skills and resources needed to provide exceptional school health services. 
Objective #2-Every student will have access to a qualified, credentialed school nurse every day.
Objective #3-100% of students will have optimal health and attend class ready to learn.
We believe that:
  • Every person has inherent value
  • A person's health does not determine the limit of his/her success.
  • Every person deserves to be safe.
  • Education is a fundamental right.
  • The strength of a community is the health of its people.
  • Working together optimizes results.
  • Each person deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.
  • Each person is holistically unique.
  • Diversity is an asset.
  • Relationships are based on truth and integrity.